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Keker & Van Nest Named Top Litigation Boutique

10/15/2014 One name mentioned by virtually everyone the Daily Journal spoke to was Keker & Van Nest. Lawyers at some of the best firms in California said they model themselves after the litigation powerhouse.

Lyft Settles $12.25 Million California Driver Lawsuit Over Employment Status

01/27/2016 Rachael Meny, Jamie Slaughter and their team removed a major threat to Lyft's business model when they settled a proposed class action lawsuit without classifying drivers as employees.

Keker & Van Nest Elevates Reid Mullen and Michelle Ybarra to Partner

01/06/2016 Both attorneys have played key roles in several of the firm’s recent noteworthy matters.

Trial Lawyers Brace for Blockbuster Cases in 2016

01/04/2016 Robert Van Nest is set to reprise the "World Series of IP" this spring. He's also set to defend Arista Networks over patent and copyright claims brought by rival Cisco Systems in November.

Keker Attorneys Help Children Gain Asylum

12/29/2015 Thousands of unaccompanied minors fled South and Central American countries, and ended up in a complicated asylum and immigration system with no one to guide them through it.

Corey Johanningmeier on the Secret of Success

12/23/2015 Law360 asked associates to offer advice on how younger attorneys can balance practicing the law, while impressing their partners and clients.

A Litigator's Take on Arbitration and the Demise of the Jury Trial

12/21/2015 John Keker spoke with The Recorder about the dearth of civil jury trials and what he thinks it means for the profession and the law.

Susan Harriman and Ben Berkowitz Defeat Putative Class Action

12/15/2015 A Bay Area company that operates gyms and fitness centers isn’t violating age-discrimination laws by charging reduced membership fees to 18- to 29-year-olds, who tend to have lower incomes than older adults, a state appeals court has ruled.

Samsung, Qualcomm Triumph At ITC In Nvidia Patent Fight

12/15/2015 The ITC cleared Samsung and Qualcomm of violating a pair of Nvidia graphics patents in a case that could have barred certain Samsung products from the U.S. market, upholding an administrative law judge's decision and ending its investigation of the Korean smartphone giant.

Printing 3D Medical Devices Comes With Substantial Liability Risk

12/01/2015 Paven Malhotra spoke to Healthcare Risk Management about the potential liability of using 3D printing to create models and even surgical devices that are otherwise unavailable.

Chessie Thacher Secures Pro Bono Victory from the California Supreme Court

12/01/2015 Ms. Thacher's victory could help vulnerable children across the state.

Ashok Ramani and His Team Score Win for Caviar in Independent Contractor Case

11/16/2015 Restaurant delivery app Caviar Inc. won't have to defend its use of independent contractors in court, a federal judge ruled Monday, steering claims against the company into arbitration.

Rachael Meny, Ben Berkowitz and Their Team Protect Instacart from a Putative Class Action

11/04/2015 A California federal court crushed a proposed labor class action against smartphone-based grocery delivery service Instacart by ordering workers to individually arbitrate their claims.

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